Golf in Lagoa
Here we present some golf courses in Lagoa.
Vale da Pinta – Pestana Golf Resort
Regarded as one of the best courses in Europe, this was opened in 1992 and designed by Ronald Fream. Due to the realization of 7 events consecutively, the prestigious competition European Seniors Tour, this field won the Championship status. Whether it is for beginners or experienced players, this field always offers challenges, among bunkers strategically protect the greens and the surrounding areas, or lakes influence four different holes in the 18-hole course, joining the undulating terrain, alternating between slight curves to severe curves, with carob, almond and olive trees.
Vale de Milho Golf
It is just over two kilometers from Carvoeiro, this small nine-hole course PAR 3 with a 900 meters, with tees, greens and bunkers with considerable size and the fairways are between 60 and 164 meters. This course was designed by Dave Thomas.
Gramacho Golf Course – Pestana Golf Resort
The former champion Nick Price joined forces with architect Ronald Fream to create a golf course with a unique design of 18 holes and 27 varieties of greens. Between 2005 and 2007, this golf course was awarded the Ladies Open of Portugal. Having one of a “slope rating” high 130, bunkers, and the greens are strategically placed to get a challenge of the game and enabling players to improve their skill. This golf course is closely related to the natural curves of the surrounding environment, embracing a landscape rich in natural aspects to conserve.